Discover GMS: Asia’s Natural Hub - THAIFEX World of Food Asia 2017

Bangkok, Thailand 31 May to 4 June 2017

Under the theme "Discover GMS - Asia’s Natural Hub," the Greater Mekong Subregion Working Group on Agriculture is organizing a pavilion, chef shows, coffee and tea demonstrations, and two policy forum events at THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2017.

THAIFEX is one of Asia’s largest food trade fairs and attracted more than 40,000 visitors and over 2,000 exhibitors from 40 countries in 2016. More participants are anticipated this year. 

The GMS Pavilion will showcase high quality, safe and environment-friendly food produce from Cambodia, the China provinces of Guangxi and Yunnan, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. 

A multistakeholder policy forum titled “GMS as One: Unified Regional Approaches to Food Safety and Market Access" will be held in the afternoon of 31 May, and on the morning of 1 June, there will be an ADB Special Session during the World of Food Safety Conference.

All events will be held at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.

Resources

File Name Size Modified
Discover GMS​-Asias​-Natural​-Hub​-brochure.pdf 1 MB 21-05-2017
Event poster.pdf 492 KB 21-05-2017
Chef show.pdf 370 KB 21-05-2017

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